November 3 - Election Day
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that November 3 is Election Day in the United States. Students write if they would choose to vote if they were 18 years old and why it is important for the citizens of the country to vote.
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Why Do We Vote on a Tuesday in November?
What do farmers have to do with voting on Tuesdays? Eighth graders learn more about the electoral system in America with an informative reading selection about the history of Election Tuesday. After they finish a short passage, they...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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No study of World War II would be complete without an in-depth examination of the events of June 6, 1944. Pascal Vuong's D-Day Normandy:1944, is the perfect vehicle to convey the sheer magnitude of the events that have been called the...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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6th - 7th English Language Arts
March 2, 1877: Hayes Declared Winner in Disputed Presidential Election
After reading an interesting article comparing the disputed presidential election of 1877 to a similar event in the year 2000, kids blog a response. They read the article, check out the embedded links, then respond to four related...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Preparing Ourselves, Presentations, and Booths for the Campaign Day
Eighth graders set up for campaign day. In this campaign lesson, 8th graders finish up a previous project to present to their campaign party (this is lesson 9 of 12). They work on language arts, science, and art presentations for...
8th Visual & Performing Arts
Explore the backgrounds, qualifications, and platforms of the presidential candidates for the 2000 election. Though the lesson is outdated, the activities within the informational text could be good practice for your young learners as...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable